FBRA NEWSLETTER July 2017 IN THIS ISSUE: A. MESSAGE FROM THE CHAIRMAN B. GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING REMINDER C. LIGHTING RULES D. CAMPING SPACES E. TRADER REMINDER F. WEBSITE UPDATE A. Here we are, rolling into July. Can you believe it? The rendezvous will be here […]
Fort Bridger Rendezvous 2017
Gates open from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. September 1 to September 4, 2017
Gate fees $4.00 per person 12 and up / Children 11 and under are Free
Dressed in period clothing (pre 1840′s fur trade) from head to toe, admission is Free.
The Fort Bridger Mountain Man Rendezvous is a mountain man rendezvous in celebration of the Fur Trade Rendezvous Era that occurred in the Rocky Mountains between 1825-1840. It is one of the largest mountain man gatherings in the nation.
Fort Bridger Mountain Man Rendezvous, held annually the first weekend of September at Fort Bridger Wyoming, this Mountain Man Rendezvous is an experience your family will be sure to remember for years. Come and experience historic Fort Bridger at its best!
Admission for the general public is $4.00 for everyone 12 years and up. Come authentically dressed from head to toe in pre-1840 fur trade era mountain man garb only, and get in free! State regulations prohibit alcohol consumption. Dogs are welcome, however, please review the dog policy before bringing your dog(s) as violators will be fined. Remember you are on a State historic site which is under the direction of Wyoming State Parks Division.
Individuals who wish to be authentically dressed should adhere to the following guidelines:
NOTE: Authentic Dress is required for campers in the Primitive Camp and traders.
- All visible clothing must pre-date 1840 for the Fort Bridger Mountain Man Rendezvous. These items include:
- Hats & Bonnets
- Shirts & Blouses
- Jackets & Coats
- Weapons (all kinds)
- Women must be wearing period dresses, or a blouse and skirt.
- Prescription glasses are acceptable. Sun glasses are not allowed.
If you have a questionable item, please contact the FBRA (Fort Bridger Rendezvous Association).
Meet the 2017 Fort Bridger Rendezvous Board
2017 Board Members / Park Superintendent
(Front Row Left to Right)- Dottie Shell, Dave Moby- Chairman, Heather Shell- Segundo,
Bob Christensen – Booshway, Nancy Turner – Secretary, Dave Turner.
(Back Row Left to Right)– Jeff Malan, Chris Floyd- Wy State Parks , Darin Peck, Monte Bullock, Ralph Mair, Shalayne Hunziker, Eugene Fowles, Mike Larsen, Mike Chatelain.